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  • A 3D descriptor to detect task-oriented grasping points in clothing 

    Ramisa Ayats, Arnau; Alenyà Ribas, Guillem; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc; Torras, Carme (2016)
    Article
    Open Access
    Manipulating textile objects with a robot is a challenging task, especially because the garment perception is difficult due to the endless configurations it can adopt, coupled with a large variety of colors and designs. ...
  • A constructivist didactic methodology for a humanoid robotics workshop 

    Miranda Añon, Alexandre; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2012)
    Conference lecture
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    This paper presents a constructivist methodology oriented to training Robotics in its wide sense, and its implementation in higher education. A humanoid robotics workshop is included as a part of the curriculum of ...
  • Acta de cloenda SYROCO'85 

    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Cibernètica (1985-11-08)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    Acta de cloenda de la conferència SYROCO'85
  • Action selection for robotic manipulation of deformable objects 

    Cuén Rochín, Saúl; Andrade-Cetto, Juan; Torras, Carme (ESF-JSPS, 2008)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper deals with the manipulation of planar deformable objects for typical service robot applications. Specifically, we present a system that straightens pieces of cloth from any arbitrary initial wrinkle condition ...
  • Active Appearance Models for People Recognition with a RGB-D Sensor 

    Trejo Ramírez, Karla Andrea (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Active Appearance Models (AAMs) is a computer vision procedure for statistical matching of object shape and appearance between images. The present work will analyze how AAMs can be employed with RGB-Depth technology, so ...
  • Adaptació de pràctiques de robòtica amb Arduino per a la materia de tecnologia de 1r-2nd'ESO 

    Polls Agell, Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-22)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    En ell treball titulat Adaptació de pràctiques de robòtica amb Arduino per a la matèria de tecnologia de 1r-2n d'ESO, es fa l'adaptació d'una pràctica de 4rt d'ESO per a alumnes dels cursos de 1r i 2n d'ESO, amb la finalitat ...
  • Aeon HB – El robot humanoide 

    Moyano Díaz, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-11)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    El objetivo del proyecto es el diseño y construcción de la estructura, hardware, y software de una plataforma robótica humanoide. Además se mostraran las diferentes fases de diseño y construcción de la plataforma robótica. En ...
  • A field study with primary school children on perception of social presence and interactive behavior with a pet robot 

    Heerink, Marcel; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Albo-Canals, Jordi; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Barco, Alex; Casacuberta Bagó, Judit; Garriga Berga, Carles (2012)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents a study on measuring (1) how children experience a pet robot, (2) how they play with it and (3) how children’s perceptions on and interaction with pet robots are interrelated. The study features different ...
  • A framework for robotized teleoperated tasks 

    Basañez Villaluenga, Luis; Rosell Gratacòs, Jan; Palomo Avellaneda, Leopold; Nuño Ortega, Emmanuel; Portilla Rodríguez, Henry (Escuela Superior de Ingenieros de la Universidad de Sevilla, 2011)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Teleoperation systems allow the extension of the human operator’s sensing and manipulative capability into a remote environment to perform tasks at a distance, but the time-delays in the communications affect the stability ...
  • Algorithms and graphic interface design to control and teach a humanoid robot through human imitation 

    Rosanes Siscart, Marc Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-04-11)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Given that human-like robots are finding their place in different areas of our world, research is being carried out in order to improve human-robot interaction. Humanoid robots not only require a human appearance but also ...
  • Algorithms for swarm robotics on mobile robotic station : pushing and connecting 

    Cárdenas Álvarez, Pedro Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Nottingham Trent University
    Swarm robots are constrained in their long-term due to a limited power supply. Normally, rechargeable batteries are utilized that may only provide a few hours. A mobile charging station is required. Also, algorithms are ...
  • A linear relaxation technique for the position analysis of multi-loop linkages 

    Porta Pleite, Josep Maria; Ros Giralt, Lluís; Thomas, Federico (2008)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This report presents a new method able to isolate all configurations that a multi-loop linkage can adopt. We tackle the problem by providing formulation and resolution techniques that fit particularly well together. The ...
  • Análisis cinemático de robots manipuladores redundantes: Aplicación a los robots Kuka LWR 4+ y ABB Yumi 

    Zaplana Agut, Isiah; Claret, Josep A.; Basañez Villaluenga, Luis (Elsevier, 2018-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    En este trabajo se presenta un análisis cinemático aplicado a dos manipuladores serie redundantes: el Kuka LWR 4+ y el ABB Yumi. En particular, se deriva la cinemática directa para ambos manipuladores y se resuelve el ...
  • Análisis de estructuras de control para una planta de generación de H2 para pila de combustible 

    Biset, S; Basualdo, Marta; Garcia Mariel, Vanesa; Serra, Maria (2008)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    El sistema estudiado en este trabajo está compuesto por un conjunto de reactores que procesan etanol para obtener el H2 que reacciona con el oxígeno del aire en una celda de combustible. Estos dispositivos se emplean ...
  • An efficacious method to assemble a modern multi-modal robotic team: dilemmas, challenges, possibilities and solutions 

    Abdollahi Hosnijeh, Amir; Samani, Hooman Aghaebrahimi (Daisuke Chugo, Sho Yokota, 2012-01-05)
    Part of book or chapter of book
    Open Access
    A modern multiagent robotic platform consists of a cooperative team of humans which develop a collaborative team of robots. The multi-modal nature of both the system and the team causes a complex problem which needs to ...
  • An European vision of network robot systems in urban areas 

    Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (NRF, 2008)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Presentation of a vision of Network Robot Systems in Europe
  • An innovative ICT solution for sewer systems 

    Grau Saldes, Antoni; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Puig-Pey Clavería, Ana María (EasyChair Publications, 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The objective of this paper is to explain the importance of research in wastewater transportation (sewage systems) using new technologies such as robotics systems and information and communication technologies (ICTs). ...
  • An on-line coordination algorithm for multi-robot systems 

    Montaño Sarria, Andrés Felipe; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl (2013)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    This paper proposes a solution to the problem of coordinating multi-robot systems, which execute individually planned tasks in a shared workspace. The presented approach is a decoupled method that can coordinate the participants ...
  • A novel closed-form solution for the inverse kinematics of redundant manipulators through workspace analysis 

    Zaplana Agut, Isiah; Basañez Villaluenga, Luis (2018-03-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    © 2017 Elsevier Ltd This work addresses the inverse kinematic problem for redundant serial manipulators. Its importance relies on its effect in the programming and control of redundant robots. Besides, no general closed-form ...
  • Aplicaciones demostrativas de robótica y visión 

    Martínez Moran, Rafael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-10)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    El propósito de este proyecto es diseñar e implementar una demostración de visión artificial y robótica para mostrarla el día de jornada de puertas abiertas de la EUETIB. Se pretende ilustrar a las jóvenes generaciones una ...